Daily Archives: August 15, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by John McCarthy  
WATCH: Eyewitness Identifications Lead to Wrongful Convictions

  Convicting a defendant based on eyewitness testimony was often a sure thing for prosecutors, resulting in horrifying consequences for the wrongfully accused. Now recent evidence has shown eyewitness accounts to be extremely untrustworthy.         Mobile users click here to view the video.         Lawyers.com Supervising Producer John McCarthy interviews Karen Newirth, Staff Attorney for the Innocence Project and an expert in eyewitness identification. She reveals that eyewitness testimony has been discovered to be …

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Posted 5 years ago in Immigration by Denny Alfonso  
Estudiantes Indocumentados Hacen Realidad el Sueño Migratorio

Bajo una nueva política gubernamental a partir del 15 de Agosto jóvenes estudiantes inmigrantes traidos al país ilegalmente cuando eran niños pueden solicitar una Acción Diferida sobre sus ordenes de deportación y además pedir permisos de trabajo. La abogada Cecilia Rodríguez de la Asociación Americana de Abogados de Inmigración dice que es importante que los jóvenes estudiantes indocumentados , más conocidos como DREAMers o soñadores reciban ayuda legal confiable. “Estamos preocupados de que personas que no son abogados, como algunos …

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Posted 5 years ago in Bankruptcy by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Money & The Law’ Newsletter

Federal Bill Spotlights Debt Collection Abuse—Again Debt collectors can be a persistent and even frightening. Calls all day, confusing and threatening letters, and fear of legal action by creditors. Did you know that federal law regulates the practices of debt collectors? At least one U.S. senator doesn’t think it goes far enough and wants to expand protections for consumers. Find Out More…   Minimizing Your Risk Of Identity Theft Identity theft is a serious crime and it’s on the rise. It …

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